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On a Mac, how can I find all files on a NTFS partition that have the same name, given case *in*sensitivity?

Here's the deal, I have a huge mess of files on an external drive that is formatted as NTFS. I wish to copy all of these files onto my MacBook Pro. NTFS, like sane filesystems, is case sensitive. HFS ...
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Un-do Windows disk convert HFS+

Last night, a friend asked my to give him a copy of a word document. He handed me an external hard drive and left. I plugged the hard drive into my file server running Windows Server 2003, opened ...
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What are 'damaged files' on external hard drive (HFS format for OS X)?

I have an external HD formatted to default HFS (Mac OS Extended - Journaled) and very once and a while I get a folder called DamagedFiles in the root of the volume. The folder contains a collection ...
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How can I format a partition as HFS on a PC?

For various unimportant reasons, I want to format a partition using MacOS's native HFS filesystem. Is there any software that will let me do this on a PC, without connecting the hard drive directly ...
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shrinking an hfs+ partition

I have a GPT partitioned disk with 2 HFS+ partitions. I am trying to shrink the first partition. things I have tried so far: use Disk Utility.app error: "The partition cannot be resized. Try ...
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How to mount a HFS partition in Ubuntu as Read/Write?

I plugged in my external harddrive (which was formatted on my Mac into HFS+ journaled) to my Ubuntu desktop 9.04 64bit. I am not able to get the drive to mount with write capability, how do I do ...
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OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard no longer mounting an external USB drive

I have a 1TB generic external hard drive containing a single HFS partition. I originally formatted this using Disk Utility and it worked fine. Now, for some reason, it's not auto-mounting when I start ...
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HFS+ Rsync on Linux

I want to back up one HFS+ drive to another, but they are both inside an Ubuntu box, which is my HTPC/File-server. I have all Mac and Linux machines. Anyways, what is going to happen with the resource ...
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Mac OS X 10.4: Non-destructively enlarge HFS+ partition

I have a MacBook running OS X 10.4.11. Some time ago I shrank my main hard disk partition in order to dual-boot with Linux, but now I am running out of space on the Macintosh partition, and I would ...
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PowerPC boot CD that can read NTFS partitions

I am looking for a boot CD that will boot a power PC (linux, bsd, OSX) and allow read/write access to HFS+ and NTFS partitions. What is the best option?
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Resize HFS+ Partition

Is there any way that I can resize (actually growing is what I need, not shrinking) a HFS+ partition? I tried gparted and acronis but of them none seem to be able to do it. So, tell me: is that ...
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How to use HFS formatted pen drive in Windows 7?

I recently used disk utility in my mac book pro to format my 8 GB pen drive to install OS X. After that I formatted my pen drive from disk utility as FAT32 so that I would be able to use it in ...
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Formatting LVM partition with HFS+

I've already tried fsck.hfsplus from hfsprogs, which doesn't do anything at all, and gparted (doesn't work with LVM). Are there any other ways to do that? If all else fails I have OSX install DVD, but ...
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Is it possible to take a filesystem image and write it to a device to take up the space of the drive

Essentially what I want to do is create an image of a filesystem then write that filesystem to a flash drive. Currently I am trying to create an hfs filesystem in the form of a file on an ext3 ...
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How do I look at disk journals under OS X?

About 2000 files just turned up missing on my Mac, with no clues as to where they went or how they were deleted. I have disk journaling enabled, so I'd like to look at the journals. Hopefully, ...
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Read OS X partition from Windows 7

I have installed Windows 7 onto my Macbook using Boot Camp, but i find the whole experience very quiet seeing I cannot access my music that resides on the OS X partition. Is there software out there ...